From Glass Blowing To Samsung Galaxy S6 Smartphone

Samsung Galaxy S6 featured

Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone was released on April 2015.

The single SIM Samsung phone has a stunning glass and metal panel design that compliments the super AMOLED screen and a dimension measuring 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm or 5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (height – width – thickness) which weigh 138 grams.

The battery of the mobile phone is very good, it comes with power saving mode that conserve the battery making the battery last longer even under heavy usage.

It also features fast charge and wire-less charge, the fast charge allows the phone charge in no time and the wire-less charge ensures hassle free charging of the phone.

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is available in various colors which are Blue, White, Black, Gold while there are 3 available models or trims of the Samsung Galaxy S6 which are the 32GB model, 64GB model and 128GB model.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Features

Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels
Display 5.1 inches
OS Android Nougat
Rear Camera 16-megapixel
Front Camera 5-megapixel
RAM 3GB RAM
microSD Storage None
Battery 2550mAH
Design Glass

Price: How much does Samsung Galaxy S6 cost?

You can get the Samsung Galaxy S6 in the US for $555 while the price on Canada starts at $679 depending on online retailer you choose from below.

In Australia, the price starts at $699 but the price of Samsung Galaxy S6 in UK is £470 while the EU countries can buy Samsung Galaxy S6 for €499.

In Africa, you can buy the Samsung Galaxy S6 in Nigeria for ₦190,000 and Kenya for KSh 55,300 while in Asia, specifically India, the price of Samsung Galaxy S6 is RS 33,000.

*Prices here don’t reflect latest prices. Go to your favorite ecommerce website to check latest prices or ongoing deals. You can never tell what you might find especially with our top picks below!

PROS

  • Classy design
  • Finger print scanner
  • NFC
  • Good performance
  • Good battery life
  • Wireless charge

CONS

  • Average camera
  • Quite expensive

Display

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display occupies approximately 70.7% of the smartphone body, setting the screen display size at 5.1 inches with screen resolution at 1440 by 2560 pixels and screen density, PPI at 577 pixels per inch.

The Quad HD super AMOLED display makes the screen sharp and dazzle the eyes with a color rich display with improved brightness levels  that promises to give you a wonderful viewing experience.

Design

Smartphone design was inspired by the works of glass blowers and artisans metalsmith.

The Samsung phone has a classy and unique design, with a fusion of glass molding and metal sculpturing technique that molds the phone into beautiful curves and radiant glass surface that reflect a wide spectrum of colors.

The mobile phone also comes with a finger print scanner for security

Performance

Samsung Galaxy S6 runs on Android Lollipop operating system with performance backed by a 3GB RAM and Octa-core processing unit clocking at speeds of 4×2.1 GHz and 4×1.5 GHz. The Internal storage size of the Samsung phone is available at 32GB, 64GB and 128GB But without any expandable memory.

The smartphone comes with super-fast boot up and app launching which gives fast results and improved energy efficiency. The 64-bits architecture, LPDDR4 and advanced GPU delivers powerful performance and allows the device multitask.

Camera

Samsung Galaxy S6 comes with 16-megapixel rear or primary camera with f/1.9 aperture while an 5-megapixel front or secondary camera with f/1.9 aperture is stationed for additional camera support.

A smaller aperture on smartphones creates much better natural pictures than a wider aperture because it lets in more light.

Battery Capacity and Sensors

Galaxy S6 packs a non-removable Li-Ion 2550mAh to power all the above features and more. The phone’s battery life is pretty good, it can last through out the day on average usage and 17 hours of talk time.

The phone also features wire-less charge that allows you charge hassle free and without cables. With its fast charge feature you can get 4 hours usage after charging for 10 minutes plus the phone also has an ultra power saving mode which is awesome.

Also, Samsung Galaxy S6 supports connectivity options like WI-Fi, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, GPS, NFC and sensors which includes finger print sensor, gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2 and light sensor.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Full Specifications

Smartphone Design  
Device Name Samsung Galaxy S6
Type Touchscreen smartphone
Released Date Released April 2015
Dimensions and Size 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm (5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches)
Weight (in grams) 138 g
Colors Blue, White, Black, Gold
Number of SIM One
SIM Nano-SIM
Material Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
Water Resistance No
Dust Resistance No
Battery  
Type Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery Capacity 2550 mAh
Stand-by
Talk time 17 hours (3G)
Fast Charge Yes
Wireless Charging Qi / PMA wireless charging
Display  
Screen Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Screen Size (inches) 5.1 inches
Screen-to-body-ratio Approximately 70.7%
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels
Pixels Per Inch (PPI) 577 ppi pixel density
Colors 16 million colors
Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Software  
Operating System Android 5.0.2 Lollipop but can be upgraded to 7.0 Nougat
Hardware  
Processor Type or Chipset Exynos 7420 Octa
Processor Octa-core (4×2.1 GHz Cortex-A57 & 4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
RAM 3GB
Internal Storage 32GB, 64GB and 128GB
Expandable Storage No
Expandable Storage Type
Maximum Expandable Storage
Camera  
Front or Secondary 5-megapixel, f/1.9 aperture
Rear or Primary 16-megapixel, f/1.9 aperture
Features 1/2.6″ sensor size, 1.12 µm pixel size,  OIS, autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Connectivity  
Wifi or Wi-Fi Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Yes v4.1
GPS Yes. A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
Infrared port Yes
NFC Yes
Radio No
USB microUSB 2.0
USB On-The-Go No
Headphone 3.5mm jack
Networks  
Network Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
4G LTE Yes
Sensors  
Iris scanner No
Fingerprint Yes – Front mounted
Gyroscope Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Proximity Yes
Compass or Magnetometer Yes
Barometer Yes
Heart rate Yes
SpO2 Yes
Light Sensor Yes

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